dillybag

n. (Australia) Aboriginal woven bag or basket made from grass or fibre

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dillybag — A dillybag or dilly bag is a traditional Australian Aboriginal bag, generally woven from the fibres of plant species of the Pandanus genus.[verification needed]. It is used for a variety of food transportation and preparation purposes. Dilly… …   Wikipedia

  • dillybag — noun A traditional woven bag used by Australian Aboriginals …   Wiktionary

  • dillybag — Australian English Small bag to carry things …   English dialects glossary

  • dillybag — noun Austral. a bag or basket of traditional Aboriginal design, made from woven grass or fibre. Origin from Yagara (an extinct Aboriginal language of Queensland) dili coarse grass or reeds, woven bag + bag …   English new terms dictionary

  • dillybag — /ˈdɪlibæg / (say dileebag) noun 1. any small bag for carrying food or personal belongings. 2. a bag made of twisted grass or fibre, traditionally used by some Aboriginal peoples. 3. Also, dilly net. a similar bag used as a drop net in crab… …   Australian English dictionary

  • dillybag — n. Austral. a small bag or basket. Etymology: Aboriginal dilly + BAG …   Useful english dictionary

  • Australian Aboriginal artifacts — Australian Aboriginal artefacts consist the boomerangs, spears, dillybags and other things the semi nomadic Aborigines had to carry around. Many artifacts were devised to challenge the harsh living conditions in the Australian environment. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Pandanus spiralis — Taxobox name = Pandanus spiralis image caption = Pandanus spiralis regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Pandanales familia = Pandanaceae genus = Pandanus species = P. spiralis binomial = Pandanus spiralis Pandanus… …   Wikipedia

  • Craig Dietrich — is a digital artist, scholar, and educator who is presently on the faculty of the Institute for Multimedia Literacy, part of the School of Cinematic Arts, at the University of Southern California. Contents 1 History 2 Software 3 Personal Life …   Wikipedia

  • dilly — I. /ˈdɪli/ (say dilee) adjective queer; mad; crazy. {blend of daft and silly} II. /ˈdɪli/ (say dilee) noun something remarkable of its kind; a delightful or excellent person or thing: that s a dilly of an idea. {alteration of del(ightful) or …   Australian English dictionary

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